Published on: 2020-04-09
Nasdaq-listed software provider certified by eCOGRA
London 9 April 2020 – NetEnt has joined the noteworthy list of online gambling organisations to be certified by the accredited testing labratory eCOGRA for compliance with the International Standards Organisation 27001:2013 certification for Information Security Management Systems.
Bradley Khoury, eCOGRA Chief Technical Officer and Certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, said that the comprehensive certification activities performed as part of the certification across multiple geographical locations and offices by the eCOGRA audit team was particularly well supported by senior management at NetEnt.
Commenting on this certification, Lars Andersson, NetEnt Chief Information Security Officer said that he was proud to be associated with an organisation that can demonstrate the highest standard of commitment to security, business operations and corporate governance.
eCOGRA Chief Executive Shaun McCallaghan congratulated NetEnt on this prestigious achievement upon which many online gambling regulators are placing increased emphasis and reliance. Other organisations certified by eCOGRA include bet365, Betway, Kindred, Paf and Bede Gaming.
As demand for certification continues to increase, eCOGRA remains well equipped to satisfy industry needs, being the only online gambling test laboratory accredited to offer this important ISO certification.
Founded 2003 to establish and improve operational standards and player safety requirements in the online gambling space, eCOGRA has amassed a wealth of experience in implementing international best practice standards and requirements and ensuring these are maintained through regular review and monitoring.
eCOGRA acts as a regulatory audit partner to over 150 multi-jurisdictional operators, software providers and other relevant service providers in the online gambling industry. The independent testing laboratory is staffed by a team of professional auditors with Big 4 auditing firm experience, information security experts, test engineers and responsible gambling specialists.
eCOGRA is the only online gambling testing laboratory authorised to offer operators and service providers accredited ISO/IEC 27001 certifications for ISMS and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services. The company is an approved testing laboratory with several online gambling jurisdictions.
The company has been awarded the United Kingdom Accreditation Service’s (UKAS) ISO accreditation ISO/IEC 17025:2017: General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories for Great Britain, Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland. The company has also been awarded accreditation for ISO/IEC 17020:2012: Requirements for the competence of bodies performing inspection and for the impartiality and consistency of their inspection activities for Sweden and Switzerland.
eCOGRA holds ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 accreditation which is a prerequisite for carrying out third-party ISO/IEC 27001 audits and accredited certifications of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS).
For more information about eCOGRA’s testing and certification services, please visit www.ecogra.org.